Sunday, October 25, 2020

BIG INTERVIEW: ‘We are ready for second wave’

  In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview, GSK Consumer Healthcare’s General Manager Jonathan Workman talks about the impact of lockdown, the importance of self-care, and...

FEATURE: Is technology the silver bullet for pharmacy?

  Gary Paragpuri explains how there is more to technology and automation in pharmacy than just the shiny exteriors… Back in 1982, a phrase began appearing...

FEATURE: Helping beat the winter blues

As pharmacy teams brace themselves for a second wave of Covid-19 and a season of cold and flu, superintendent pharmacist Sobha Sharma Kandel offers...

FEATURE: Get ready for winter

Will Pike argues how community pharmacists could help patients shift their mindset to think pharmacy first as the sector heads into a challenging winter… Usually...

OPINION: Relieving back-office pressure must be a priority for pharmacy teams

  Andy Johnson reveals how back-office and admin efficiencies can ease pressure on already stretched pharmacists and their teams… The race to deliver the country’s biggest...

Asda launches drive-through flu jab service

Asda Pharmacy has launched a drive-through flu jab service to help vulnerable people get their flu vaccination without exposing themselves to Covid-19. The service -...

‘NHS Test and Trace discrepancy could lead to widespread pharmacy closures for up to...

Pharmacy leaders have warned ministers and NHS officials that Test and Trace discrepancies could lead to widespread pharmacy closures for two weeks, risking timely...

Hancock says UK at ‘perilous moment’ after 17,540 new Covid cases reported

Health secretary Matt Hancock warned the United Kingdom was at a “perilous moment” as more than 17,540 new daily Covid-19 cases were recorded on...

Boots pharmacists’ pay dispute referred to ACAS after talks fail to reach agreement

Pay negotiations between Boots and the Pharmacists’ Defence Association Union (PDAU) have been referred to the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) after reaching...

Pharmacies to get flu vaccination materials from this week

Community pharmacies will start receiving flu vaccination materials by courier from Friday (October 9), the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) has said. The resources, which...